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Guide to the Morris Mestel Collection on Saint Apollonia MC 177

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Title: Morris Mestel Collection on Saint Apollonia
Dates: 1841-1951
Abstract: The collection is comprised of the files of Dr. Morris Mestel on Saint Apollonia, the patron saint of dentistry. The files contain numerous reproductions of artworks, as well as memorabilia and other materials depicting the saint and the profession of dentistry in general. The reproductions were at one point displayed in several locations, including the New York University College of Dentistry, and some photo documentation of one exhibition exists in the files. Mestel also published a book on Saint Apollonia.
Quantity: 2.0 linear feet (7 boxes)
Call Phrase: MC 177